Want to help a teacher?

Please read this message from Brittany Roberts and her efforts to help SC teachers with their classroom supplies and more!  Everyone has a favorite teacher; show your love with support!

With the new school year quickly approaching, I feel that we as a community can give back in a big way. The Facebook group, entitled Richland County – Adopt A Teacher, seeks to provide support to local teachers and school staff through community involvement. The goal of the group is to provide a space for educators to share their needs, wishlists, and even prayer requests with their local community members. The other members, whether it be parents, fellow  staff members, or citizens just looking to help, would be able to fulfill these needs within their means. My hope is that Richland County can band together and support those teachers, whether it be joining them in prayer or sending them supplies from their wishlists. 

You can view and visit the Facebook Group with this link: https://www.facebook.com/groups/2604992419764019

 

NEWS!

Watch this space for exciting new ways to connect (virtually) with the Pro Bono Program!  Members of the Pro Bono Board and the Alumni Advisory Council are making plans to get information to you in a simple, easy to reach method. Stay Tuned!

Tuesday Notable

Today we introduce you to the 2019 Hugh Willcox Volunteer of the YearSarah McIntosh

Sarah was the recipient of the Pro Bono Program’s highest honor because of her high degree of demonstrated commitment to the ethic of service and the goals of the Program.  She was an active VITA volunteer, a guardian ad litem with the Probate Court Project as well as a dedicated volunteer CASA with Richland County CASA.  In addition to these projects Sarah was also a mainstay of many outreach activities associated with the SC Bar- the Friday Blitz, My Wills and the Prisoner Correspondence team.

As an Ambassador for the Law School Sarah would bring prospective students and their families by the Pro Bono Program office.  Her enthusiasm about service was infectious but she could also balance the concerns about academic needs.As a Pro Bono Board member Sarah was an amazing advocate and recruiter of volunteers. Sarah is  preparing to take the SC Bar exam in July and will then head off to Georgetown Law School to pursue an LL,M. in Taxation.

Sarah shows off her award with able assistance from her sidekick, Dante.